Last Activity:03-08-2012 1:20 PM
Posted in thread: cracked wooden foundation posts on 03-07-2012 at 07:24 AM
Thanks for the web address, Neal. I read the article. It seems that as you say, some cracking
is O. K. I sent off an e-mail to the guy who wrote the article asking for his opinion in depth
on this par...
Posted in thread: cracked wooden foundation posts on 03-06-2012 at 11:02 AM
Your building code needs an engineers report every step of construction, these would be
questions for him.You're of course right. Problem is that this is the 3rd World, and codes
aren't enforced like ...
Posted in thread: cracked wooden foundation posts on 03-06-2012 at 11:00 AM
For a deck with posts and no diagonal bracing, I would be concerned about the depth the the
concrete and posts have into the soil to guarantee stability. It would have to be substantial
unless there i...
Posted in thread: cracked wooden foundation posts on 03-06-2012 at 09:58 AM
Greetings from Costa Rica. I was invited to see the almost-completed wood, prefab home of my
friend's parents. The house is being built by a company called "Xilo" www.grupoxilo.com I was
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